Supporting Community Friendship, Inc.
Personal wealth is not a requirement for philanthropy and you don't need a family foundation or to give so much that you receive fantastic tax credits to make a big difference. In fact, did you know that individuals make up 75 percent of giving in America? Did you also know that the wealthiest 10 percent of Americans account for only 25 percent of all charitable giving?
And while large donations are important, what about little donations? Have you ever considered not giving because you don't think that your "small" donation will make a difference? If so, think again. Because in a word, YES. It will.
The availability of transportation, diet, exercise, sleep, friends and meaningful paid or volunteer activities contribute to overall health and wellness, including mental illness recovery.